A Goa Bloggers get-together was held on February 1, 2015 morning at the International Centre Goa. The group aims to get feedback share blogging experiences get clarity on issues related to blogging simply network Sadhana Kembhave < skembhave at gmail.com > explains: The Goa Bloggers' Meet 2015 is a first-of-its-kind get-together scheduled to take place in Goa on 1st February 2015. It is being organized by the Goa Bloggers Lounge, a nascent group of bloggers from various fields, who... Topics: blogging, goa, international centre goa, goa bloggers' meet
A school-teacher and engineering student in the 1970s, Michael Pinto returns to Goa after 27 years. He talks of the memories and times he knew here in the 1960s. He grew up as a lad in Belgaum, India and was a teacher at St. Britto's Mapusa, for a couple of years (1965-1967). Topics: expats, goa, india, reminiscences, changing goa
Selma Carvalho releases her book * Baker , Butcher , Doctor, Diplomat: Goan Pioneers of East Africa* in Goa at the Dogears Bookshop, Adolfo Mansion, Rua Bernardo da Costa in Margao, on August 19, 2016 at 4.30 pm. Augusto Pinto is in conversation with Selma on the occasion. Some photographs of the book ' Baker Butcher Doctor Diplomat: Goan Pioneers of East Africa' can be viewed here. http://selmacarvalho.squarespace.com/view-pages/ Topics: goa, migration, diaspora, africa
The latest and fourth book by LUIS de ASSIS CORREIA < visorey468 at gmail.com > gets released on March 7, 2015 at the GCCI Hall, Panjim Goa. This book is titled Winds of Change Across Africa 1958-1969 and is the author's memoirs. It was released by historian Dr Celsa Pinto and included a panel discussion on the book and related issues. Octogenarian Correia's earlier books focus on Goa since 10,000 BC, the "northern" colonies of the Portuguese in India, and Francisco Luis Gomes.... Topics: africa, memoirs, goa
A recording at the Goa International Centre, Dona Paula, Goa, India on February 1, 2014. Recorded by FN: From the Wikipedia: Edwin Nadason Thumboo (born 22 November 1933) is an award-winning Singaporean poet and academic who is regarded as one of the pioneers of English literature in Singapore. Thumboo graduated in English from the University of Malaya in 1956. Although he applied for a position at the university, he was rejected as few locals held academic posts at that time. He therefore... Topics: goa, singapore, poets, thumboo
A discussion at the Goa Arts & Literature Festival 2012. Vishram Gupte speaking, Brian Mendonca, Damodar Mauzo, Prava Rai, Benedito Ferrao on Goa and the World Topics: goa, globalisation, literature, diaspora
Raghuraman S Trichur, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology, California State University, Sacramento, speaks and releases his recently written book Refiguring Goa at a function at Broadway Book Centre, on March 26, 2014. Refiguring Goa "sets out to challenge our current understanding of Goan society and its history". It also "pushes the study of the region in a new direction. It asks fresh questions, challenges long-held orthodoxies, and encourages... Topics: refiguring goa, goa, raghuraman trichur, california state university, history of goa, understanding...
An interview with journalist Cypriano Lopes (senior Doordarshan producer), in early February 2016, when he was ailing and battling cancer. Cypriano died later the same month. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: goa, media, cypriano, lopes, journalism
Willy Goes's book of short stories Cobo's Sofa and other short stories from Goa was released on June 25, 2013 at 5.30 pm at Caculo Mall Broadway Book Center, Panjim, Goa, India. The book was released by writers Damodar Mauzo and Tomazinho Cardozo. Pravin Sabnis spoke on the book and Prof. Soma Battacharya compered the function. Topics: goa, india, short stories, books, willy goes, books from goa
A tribute to Lea Rangel-Ribeiro. Excerpts from the concert (Feb 22, 2012, Kala Academy, Goa, India) Invitation to a Celebratory Concert Remembering Lea Rangel-Ribeiro (1933-2011) Kala Academy DMK Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6.30 p.m. Programme Jules Massenet: "Meditation" from Thais Pheroze Mistri, violin, Goa State Chamber Ensemble Victor Rangel-Ribeiro, conductor (not recorded) W. A. Mozart: "Kegelstatt Trio", K. V. 498 Andante Menuetto Ashley Rego, violin; Elvina Rego,... Topics: goa, music, lea rangel-ribeiro
On the birth anniversary of noted Konkani poet ManoharRai Sardessai, a function was held at the Central Library, Panjim, remebering his work. January 18, 2013. Starts off with music (4.12 m). Architect-trainer Praveen Sabnis is the compere. Late journalist Umesh Mahambre is remembered at the start of the function. The evening promises poems in Konkani, Portuguese, English, French... in tribute of the poet late Manoharrai Sardessai. Artist-writer-singer Willy Goes (sings Khoro Goenkar, the True... Topics: goa, konkani, poet, manoharrai sardessai
Dan Driscoll is a writer and broadcaster, Canadian by birth and nationality, but till this month (March 2012) a permanent resident, in retirement, of Goa. (He has been married to Germana Dinis, a Bombay Canadian Goan, and they spent a quarter of a century here, till she passed away very recently. Octogenarian Dan decided to return home to be among family.We will miss him! Here he talks of his experiences over a long time in Goa, its strengths and weaknesses... as perceived by an... Topics: goa, india, dan driscoll, canadian, outsiders views on goa
US-based scientist Dr Themistocles D'Silva, author of a new book on his village of Arossim, Goa, shows the Goa Book Club members some historic spots in his village. Topics: goa, history, arossim, villages, dr themistocles d'silva
Sujata Noronha (Bookworm) and Carlos Fernandes (Central Library) won the Goa State Best Library and Best Librarian Awards, awarded on May 20, 2016. A recording of the programme held at Panjim, Goa. (Also seen in the photo are Art & Culture Minister Dayanand Mandrekar, Secretary for Art & Culture Daulat Hawaldar, and Director of Art & Culture Prasad Lolyenkar. Topics: goa, library, best library, best librarian
Dr Pramod Kale [ pram2124 at gmail.com ] is a Pune-based Sanskrit, Marathi and Hindi scholar, specialised in the field of Indian drama. He has a PhD from Wisconsin, and his teaching experience at U/Minneasota. Besides that he was perhaps the first to write a lengthy, academic paper on the then much-derided Goan tiatr. The paper [http://www.jstor.org/pss/4376359] was published in the prestigious Economic & Political Weekly, and probably changed the way how the tiatr was perceived by local... Topics: research, goa, former portuguese colonies, india
Aren Noronha (12) reviews one of the books from the Star Wars series. He has just completed studying Class VII and likes to read (when not distracted by the computer). April 3, 2016. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: children, book, review, star wars, goa, india
Garcia de Orta (1501 or 1502â1568) was a Portuguese Renaissance Sephardi Jewish physician and naturalist. He was a pioneer of tropical medicine.Goa, where he was based for part of his life, marked the 450th anniversary of his book COLLOQUIOS. Topics: garcia da orta, goa, botany, portuguese, naturalists
Amita Kanekar is an architecture historian and writer of historical fiction, who also teaches at the Goa College of Architecture. The second edition of her book ' A Spoke in the Wheel ' (HarperCollins 2005), a novel about the Buddha and early Buddhism, was recently published by Navayana, Delhi. Her current projects include a book on the Portuguese sea-forts of Goa, a study of Nayaka temples in western Karnataka, as well as a novel set in the Mughal period. Her talk is an introduction to the... Topics: buddhism, india, goa, xchr, amita kanekar
Presentation-cum-Discussion By Victor Rangel-Ribeiro The Hidden Archives in Goa's Homes At Xavier Centre of Historical Research Wednesday, 17 th August, 2016 5:30 pm Bio-data : Mr. Victor Rangel-Ribeiro has lived in Goa, Bombay and Calcutta, where he worked as a journalist and editor. He earned his B.A. from Bombay University and his M.A. from Columbia University. Since then he has lived in the United States, His varied professional career includes working on a freelance basis for Fairleigh... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: goa, history, archives, home, victor rangel-ribeiro
Salt is one of the oldest traditional industries in Goa. History tells us of the importance of salt, along with rice, in Goa in the seventeenth century (De Souza, 1990:82). Goa is also believed to have been a major exporter of salt -- exporting it to Thailand, Burma and some African countries in past centuries and dominating part of the Asian market with its salt exports around 1855 (Goaenvis 2013). Currently, the salt industry is in a state of collapse. It needs serious attention from... Topics: salt, goa, india, portuguese goa, anglo-portuguese treaty, traditional sector, problems, villagers,...
FRIDAY BALCAO focuses on the importance of Radio in our life in Goa. Friday Balcao the fortnightly discussion event held on 10th February focused on the importance of Radio in our life in Goa. The discussion held to prepare for World Radio Day seeks to emphasize that Radio can transform peoples lives through entertainment, information and audience participation. Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium there is, adapting to 21st century changes and offering new ways... Topics: radio, goa, friday balcao, goadesc, mapusa, roland martins, community radio, campus radio, media,...
Prof. Vasco Pinho releases a new book of Portuguese grammar in Goa, on March 24, 2013. He has also authored a number of books on the Panjim of old, in this former Portuguese colony. Topics: book, portuguese, grammar, vasco, pinho, goa
Panjim, June 13, 2016: Goa needs a complete cessation of mining, and there's no time left for half-measures, author and journalist Hartman de Souza, said while speaking in the State capital today. De Souza, who authored the book ' Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa ', pointed out that rivers were recently running dry for the first time in living memory in parts of Quepem, in interior eastern Goa, which has seen rampant mining for in recent years following the Chinese ore-buying... Topics: goa, mining, eat dust, mining and greed in goa, hartman de souza, theatre, maori song, mining in goa
Bonaventure D'Pietro (Bonaventure Peter Fernandes), Konkani writer and novelist, talks about his work and his art at a "Borovpiak Bhett" (Meet The Writer) programme held at the Tiatr Akademi, Goa in Panjim on January 27, 2012. D'Pietro is the author fo the novella *Tera Numbrachi Kottri* (1976), and the novels *Kallea Vistadachi Choli* (1972), *Clara* (1972), *Mhojea Paicho Fondd* Part I and II (1974), *From Goa With Love* (1975), among others. Topics: writing, novels, Konkani, Goa, romans, bonaventure d'pietro
byProgramme by Goa Tiatr Academy. Aired on All India Radio (Panjim). Recorded by FN
Tiatr Academy, Goa, programme to pay tribute to late triatrists (popular Konkani stage artistes) aired on All India Radio on Feb 28, 2015. Topics: tiatr, goa, tiatrists, reminiscences, tribute, audio tribute
Hartman de Souza in conversation with Pamela D'Mello, as he discusses his book, Eat Dust: Mining and Greed in Goa at The Dogears Bookshop , Margao, on 11 June at 4:30 pm. The book has been described as "a reminder of what greed has done to Goa". TheDogearsBookshop can be contacted at +91-98503 98530. Topics: goa, mining, eat dust, hartman desouza, dogearsbookshop
The Goa Union of Journalists in Goa, India, organised what it called an "exceptionally interesting" seminar on conscientious journalism in association with a local organisation called One World. The seminar was inaugurated by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had speakers like that of Dileep Padgaonkar, Consulting Editor, Times of India, Sanjeev Latkar Senior Journalist and Media Researcher, Adv Ujjwal Nikam a special public prosecutor, Patricia J Sethi, former UN Bureau chief,... Topics: goa, india, media, conscientious journalism, guj
byRecorded by FN/Frederick Noronha at Radio Saranga
Miguel Braganza was once with the Goa agriculture department, but his interest in issues in the field stays high. An interview with Frederick Noronha, at the Mangalore-based Saranga community radio station 108.7 FM. Language: English. Topics: agriculture, goa, mangalore, sharing knowledge, initiatives in goa, organic, plant diversity,...
Report of a function to release a book by Domnic PF Fernandes (Goa,1556) on October 7, 2012. At Mapusa, Goa, India. Topics: mapusa, goa, launch, book, bardez, domnic pf fernandes, goa1556, new books from goa, manohar...
A book presentation of the book December 18-19, 1961: Before, During and After, by Adv Fernando Colaco, at the Goa Art and Literature Festival in December 2016. The speakers include Adv. A.P. Cardozo, Adv Teresa Colaco (reading an excerpt towards the end), among others. Topics: dec 1961, goa, portuguese, india, books, galf, goa art and lit fest, dec 2016
Panel Discussion on Jack Sequeira at Goa University The Department of Political Science organised a Panel Discussion on 'Remembering Jack Sequeira : Reflecting through Contemporary Goa' on 20th April 2015 at 2.30 P.M at the Seminar Hall, Social Science Faculty Building, Goa University on the occasion of his birth centenary celebrations. The panelists are former legislator Teotonio Pereira, Adv. Radharao Gracias, former union minister Adv Ramakant Khalap and and historian Prajal Sakhardande.The... Topics: goa, merger, opinion poll, dr jack sequeira, united goans, 1960s, post-colonial goa
An interview with a former Times of India journalist who served in Goa, apart from other places. Topics: ashley, dmello, times of india, journalist, goa, goa in the 1990s, india, journalism, journalist
Dr. Jason Keith Fernandes talks on The Secret History of the Konkani Language (at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Friday, November 15, 2013 evening). Jason Keith Fernandes was recently awarded a Ph.D. for his doctoral thesis titled Citizenship Experiences of Goan Catholics. The thesis studies the ongoing debate around the demand for recognition of Konkani in the Roman script. The Secret History of the Konkani Language that draws from his doctoral research Jason suggests that there is... Topics: goa, konkani, language, politics, language politics, roman script, devanagari script, language...
Prominent researcher in Goan migration, Dr Stella Mascarenhas-Keyes, did some of the first detailed academic research (infact, her PhD) on Goan migration. She was down in Goa recently, and she spoke to researchers and students of the Goa University and St Xavier's College (Mapusa). Topics: migration, goa, india, catholic, international goan migration, mapusa, stella mascarenhas-keyes,...
Recordings from a programme held on December 18, 2011, the eve of the 50th anniversary of the end of Portuguese rule in Goa. Organised as part of the wider Goa 1961 And Beyond converence (organised jointly by the Indian Institute of Advanced Study-Shimla, Goa University-Goa, and Centro de Estudos Sociais Universidade de Coimbra-Portugal). This function was held at the Maquinez Palace Hall, late evening. Topics: Goa, colonialism, Portuguese, testimonies, book release, goa university, iias, universidade de...
Are you careful when you light candles in prayer? Who is most at risk when branches of a mango tree trespass into the neighbour's balcony? Were people less selfish when Padre Tio was young? Is it permissible to reveal the eighteenth ingredient in Tia Cassy's Christmas cake? Can the word 'donkey' be a term of endearment? Fatima M Noronha asks these and other questions in the stories here. ' Stray Mango Branches' is a plateful of slices and slivers of Goan life. The stories in the... Topics: short stories, goa, stray mango branches, fatima m noronha, goa 1556